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Minister for Education and Welsh Language celebrates St. David's Day

During his visit to Dublin, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, celebrated St. David’s Day with pupils at an Irish-language school, Gaelscoil Thaobh na Coille.

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Programme offers new route into Welsh secondary teaching

The Minister for Education and Welsh language has announced that the Cynllun Pontio, a programme which trains primary school teachers to become secondary school teachers, will continue for the next academic year.

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Celebrating Dydd Miwsig Cymru: £100,000 for grassroots Welsh language music

As gigs and events take place across the country on the eighth annual Welsh Language Music Day, the Welsh Government has announced extra funding so people enjoy even more Miwsig.

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More funding for organisations who help everyone use more Cymraeg

Community-based language initiatives and local Welsh language newspapers are some of the organisations receiving a share of almost £260,000 to help us all use more Cymraeg.

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Croeso i Aberwla: the virtual village helping pupils learn Welsh

The Welsh Government has invested £6.6m over 3 years to support Welsh-medium late immersion provision across Wales. The project, which aims to bring the educational virtual reality (VR) game to pupils learning Welsh across Wales, is part of this investment.

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More support available in schools for Welsh learning

The Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has announced free Welsh lessons will be extended to the entire education workforce, including non-teaching staff for the first time. Alongside this, a new framework for Welsh in English medium schools has been published, underlining how the language is integral to the new Curriculum for Wales.

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Over £7m to support the next generation of Welsh speakers

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has announced over £7m will be invested in 11 Welsh medium education and childcare projects across Wales.

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Have your say on how Welsh-speaking communities can be strengthened

A group of experts want to hear your views on how to protect the future of our Welsh-speaking communities.

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Free Welsh lessons now available for 18-25s and teaching staff

Young people and education staff in Wales can now access free Welsh lessons as part of a Welsh Government initiative to increase the number of Welsh speakers. 

The commitment is part of the Co-Operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru.

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New actions to protect Welsh-speaking communities

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language will today provide a preview of the actions which are part of the Welsh Government’s plans to safeguard communities where Welsh is the main language and where there are large numbers of second homes.

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Warm welcome for Urdd Eisteddfod in centenary year

There is a warm welcome for the Urdd Eisteddfod in North Wales as the movement celebrates its centenary year, Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths said today.

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Free Welsh lessons available to all 16 – 25s and teaching staff

The Welsh Government has announced that free Welsh lessons will be made available to anyone between 16 – 25 year old and to all education practitioners.